Posts tagged "japan"
Mixing Japanese aesthetics with Western lifestyle trends: bamboo and tatami seating

Mixing Japanese aesthetics with Western lifestyle trends: bamboo and tatami seating

Ecodecor’s Tatami Flight Chair and Tatami Bench Sofa – designed by Chris Gurney – combine traditional Japanese materials, methods and craftsmanship with the Western style of sitting. Ecodecor is the furniture label by Brandarchitecture whose consistent design theme is ‘healing space for the next generation’. Brandarchitecture’s design process is defined by its collaborative artistic practice...
Mixing Japanese aesthetics with Western lifestyle trends: bamboo tableware for kids

Mixing Japanese aesthetics with Western lifestyle trends: bamboo tableware for kids

FunFam – short for Fun In The Family – is a new style Japanese tableware brand for kids that mixes Japanese aesthetics with Western lifestyle trends. Designed with bamboo, it takes a unique approach to the concept of ‘fun in the family’. With many parents now spending less time having dinner with their children, FunFam’s...
Tokyo Design Week 2008

Tokyo Design Week 2008

Breathing life into antiques. The design week activities just came to a close in Tokyo and amidst the background blur of networking, parties and the traipsing back and forth to venues, what stood out as a highlight? For me it was the Lloyd’s Antiques store in Aoyama, who in collaboration with Ito Masaru took the theme...
The best of Japanese design on display in NYC

The best of Japanese design on display in NYC

If you can’t first hand experience the array of novel and ingenious Japanese products on display at NY Felissimo Design House, you can still ‘see’ them online here. This high design showcase is part of Japan C, an 11-week celebration of contemporary Japanese design and culture. Over 70 Japanese designers and firms have come together...